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[texts]The Army Air Forces In World War II (Vol. 7 Services Around The World) - United States. USAF Historical Division
CONTENTS *********** I. AIR TRANSPORT John D. Carter, Headquarters, U.S. Air Force Frank H. Heck, Centre College of Kentucky 1. The Air Transport Command 3 John D. Carter 2. Airway to the Middle East 46 John D. Carter 3. North Africa and the Mediterranean 63 John D. Carter 4. The North Atlantic Route 92 Frank H. Heck 5. Airline to China 1 14 Frank H. Heck 6. The Northwest Air Route to Alaska 152 Frank H...
Keywords: World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American; United States. Army Air Forces; World War, 1939-1945; WWII; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- History -- World War, 1939-1945; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- History
Downloads: 93
[movies]Tactics And Techniques Of Air Reconnaissance And Observation - United States. Army Air Forces
Army Air Forces Training Film TF-15 Reconnaissance And Occupation Of A Position, 1933"TRAINING FILM: Demonstrates reconnaissance and occupation of field position by regiment of 75mm artillery. R.1: Details organization of unit and its relationship to infantry. Shows battery moving up to position, and establishment of observation point. R.2: Shows battery and anti-aircraft defenses being set up. Friendly infantry moves to attacking position...
Keywords: Training Film; United States. Army Air Forces; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, American; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- History; Aerial observation (Military science); Aerial reconnaissance; Flight Training
Downloads: 89
[texts]With Courage: The U.S. Army Air Forces In World War II - Nalty, Bernard C
Contents Foreword v Preface vii A Weapon and an Idea 1 Europe in Flames 41 In Desperate Battle 97 Building Air Power 137 Defeating Italy and Germany 185 Victory over Japan 261 A New Age 307 Theater Maps 319 Air Forces Lineages 321 Selected Readings 337 Index 349 Photographic Essa American Aviation in World War I 4 Mason Patrick 8 The Billy Mitchell Era 11 American Aviation in the 1920s 14 Benjamin Foulois 19 Evolution of the Bomber 22 Organization Chart, 1935 25 Air Corps Tactical School 27 A Pr...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, American; United States. Army Air Forces; World War, 1939-1945; WWII; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- History
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[texts]Airborne Missions In The Mediterranean, 1942-1945 - Warren, John Cushman
THIS PAGE DECLASSIFIED IAW E012958 Contents I BACKGROUND II THE NORTH AFRICAN MISSIONS Plans and Preparations for TORCH Extemporized Missions in the Race for Tunisia III THE SICILIAN MISSiONS 21 Planning for HUSKY 21 Training and tbc Glider Crisis 26 Final Preparations 28 The First HUSKY Mission 29 The Second HUSKY Mission 37 LADBROKE, The Glider Mission Against Syracuse 41 FUSTIAN, The Bid for Catania ...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American; United States. Army Air Forces; World War, 1939-1945 -- Mediterranean Sea; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- History; World War, 1939-1945; USAF Historical Studies
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[texts]Army Air Forces Medical Services In World War II - Nanney, James S.
"This history summarizes the Army Air Forces (AAF) medical achievements that led to the creation of the Air Force Medical Service in July 1949. When the United States entered World War II, our nation's small aviation force belonged to the U.S. Army and relied on the Army medical system for support. The rapid expansion of the AAF and the medical challenges of improved aircraft performance soon placed great strain on the ground-oriented Army medical system...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Medical Care -- United States; World War II; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Army Air Forces; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, American; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- History -- World War, 1939-1945
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[texts]Air Force Combat Units Of World War II - Maurer, Maurer
Air Force Combat Units of World War II by Maurer Maurer ISBN: 0912799021 ISBN-13: 9780-912799025 "This book is concerned primarily with the combat (or tactical) groups that were active during the Second World War. Although such groups had numerous designations, nearly all fell within four major categories: bombardment, fighter, reconnaissance, and troop carrier. The book covers both the combat groups that served overseas and those that remained in the United States...
Keywords: World War II; World War, 1939-1945; WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- History; Regalia (Insignia); United States. Army Air Forces; United States. -- Armed Forces -- Insignia -- Catalogs
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[texts]The Army Air Forces in World War II: Combat Chronology, 1941-1945 - Carter, Kit C
The Army Air Forces in World War II: Combat Chronology, 1941-1945"PREFACE The chronology is concerned primarily with operations of the US Army Air Forces and its combat units between December 7, 1941 and September 15, 1945. It is designed as a companion reference to the seven-volume history of The Army Air Forces in World War 11, edited by Wesley Frank Craven and James Lea Cate. The research was a cooperative endeavor carried out in the United States Air Force historical archives by the Research...
Keywords: The U.S. Army Air Forces in World War II; World War II; WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American -- Chronology; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- History -- Chronology; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Army Air Forces
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[movies]The Rear Gunner - United States. Army Air Forces
Warner Brothers produced this 1943 documentary recruitment short for the US Army Air Forces.As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice and/or Archive.org itself. Thanks. :)
Keywords: World War, 1939-1945; B-17 Bomber; World War, 1939-1945 -- Recruiting & Enlistment; Ronald Reagan; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American; Burgess Meredith; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- History; WWII; Tom Neal; World War II; Knox Manning; Dane Clark; Jonathan Hale; United States. Army Air Forces; Gunners, Aerial
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[texts]The U.S. Army Air Forces in World War II : Army Air Forces medical services in World War II - Nanney, James, 1945-
"This history summarizes the Army Air Forces (AAF) medical achievements that led to the creation of the Air Force Medical Service in July 1949. When the United States entered World War II, our nation's small aviation force belonged to the U.S. Army and relied on the Army medical system for support. The rapid expansion of the AAF and the medical challenges of improved aircraft performance soon placed great strain on the ground-oriented Army medical system...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- History -- World War, 1939-1945; United States. Army Air Forces; World War, 1939-1945; Military Medicine -- History -- United States; Aerospace Medicine -- History -- United States; Military Medicine; World War II; The U.S. Army Air Forces in World War II; United States. -- Army -- Aviation -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
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[texts]On Celestial Wings - Whitcomb, Edgar D.
Contents Chapter Page DISCLAIMER ii FOREWORD xx ABOUT THE AUTHOR xi ACKNOWLEDGMENTS xiii INTRODUCTION xv 1 Navigators of the First Global Air Force 1 Notes 10 2 Prelude to War 13 Notes 20 3 Death on a Bright Sunday Morning 21 Notes 24 4 Attack on Clark Field 25 Notes 28 5 George Berkowitz 31 6 Harry Schreiber 35 Notes 39 7 William Meenagh 41 Notes 46 8 Regroup 47 Notes 50 9 Richard Wellington Cease 51 Notes 56 10 Paul E...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Area; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- History -- World War, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945; Flight navigators -- United States -- Biography; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, American; United States. Army Air Forces; World War, 1939-1945 -- Recruiting & Enlistment
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[movies]The March of Time: Airways Of The Future - The March of Time
Description from the National Archives: "On the Air Transport Command. Reel 1, orders are received in A.T.C. offices in Washington, D.C., to fly supplies to the British 8th Army in Egypt. Planes are loaded, take off, and fly over the Atlantic. Rommel observes Nazi tanks advancing. British artillery fires. A.T.C. pilots are briefed. Transport planes land and are unloaded in Egypt and in New Guinea. Reel 2, A.T.C...
Keywords: ATC; World War II; Rommel, Erwin, 1891-1944; WWII; United States. Army Air Forces; World War, 1939-1945; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- History; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- Air Transport Command; Airplanes, Military; The March of Time; 1944
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[texts]Blacks In The Army Air Forces During World War II: The Problem Of Race Relations - Osur, Alan M.
PREFACE "Race relations in the Army Air Forces (AAF) during World War II ran the gamut from harmonious to hostile, depending upon the unique circumstances existing within each unit, command, and theater. But in spite of the availability of vast source material on the subject, historians have attempted little evaluation. The abundance of data, now located in the depositories at Maxwell Air Force Base (AFB), AL, and the National Archives, it is a product of the military administrative system which...
Keywords: WWII; Special studies (United States. Air Force. Office of Air Force History); United States. -- Army Air Forces -- History -- World War, 1939-1945; World War II; World War, 1939-1945; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- African American troops; World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, African American; United States. Army Air Forces
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[movies]A Day With The A-36's - United States. Army Air Forces
Silent footage of A-36 Mustang aircraft in Sicily. Combat footage, briefings, ground crews, etc. One clapperboard says "Mustang Invaders Sicily." Probably 1943 and perhaps the 27th or 86th Bombardment Groups."Unofficially named the "Invader," the A-36A Apache dive bomber was the first U.S. Army Air Forces version of the Mustang (the Mustang was officially developed for Britain in 1940). The first A-36 flew in September 1942, and North American completed production of 500 A-36As in March 1943. ...
Keywords: Airplanes, Military; Army Air Forces -- Combat Subjects; Mustang (Fighter plane); United States. -- Army Air Forces -- Air Force, 12th; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- History; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy -- Sicily; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; WWII; United States. Army Air Forces; Air pilots; Fighter planes -- United States; Fighter plane combat
Downloads: 167
[texts]A War Zone Familiarization Manual for the Pacific Ocean Areas - United States. Army Air Forces. Troop Carrier Command, Headquarters
War Zone Familiarization: Pacific Ocean Areas. Troop Carrier Command Edition for Air Crew Members. May 1945."A War Zone Familiarization Manual for the Pacific Ocean Areas (POA) is presented in the pages which.follow. This manual has been compiled from material supplied by various Staff Sections of Headquarters, ARMY AIR FORCES, PACIFIC OCEAN AREAS, and other sources in the POA. The information contained herein is intended solely for orientation, of combat crews who may be assigned to AAFPOA...
Keywords: WWII; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- Troop Carrier Command; Field Manual; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Ocean; United States. Army; United States. -- Army -- Aviation -- Handbooks, manuals, etc; United States. Army Air Forces; United States. -- Army -- Handbooks, manuals, etc; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- History; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American; ATC; World War, 1939-1945 -- Pacific Area
Downloads: 142
[movies]SFP-194 (July 1945 B-24 Liberators) - United States. Army Air Forces
Initial clapperboard says 7th AAF Combat Camera July 22 Shanghai. Latter one reads July 17 Take Offs. Color unedited silent AAF film of bomb runs. Also has footage of B-24 nose cone pinup art from the bombers Bomb Babe, Final Objective, Heavenly Body, Liberty Belle, Tiger's Revenge, etc.National National Archives Identifier: 5666 Description from National Archives:"TARGET SHANGHAI: A. bombs away, pan gown thru clouds to hits and explosions--CS B-24 flying over clouds--A...
Keywords: Consolidated B-24 Liberator; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- History; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- Bombardment Wing (H), 7th; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Japan -- Okinawa Island; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- Bombardment Group (H), 494th; World War, 1939-1945 -- China -- Shanghai; Mustang (Fighter plane); Gunners, Aerial; Bombing, Aerial; B-17 Bomber; World War, 1939-1945; B-24 Bomber; World War II; Airplanes, Military; WWII; WWII In Color
Downloads: 438
[movies]AAF Report 1944 - United States. Army Air Forces
National Archives description: "An official overall report by Gen H.H. Arnold, C.G., Army Air Forces, on World War II, showing allies and enemy in action on all fronts, and showing also home front activity." This is AAF Combat Film Report #111 and is was a joint Army Air Forces & Office of Strategic Services film. There is a detailed shot list at the National Archives.National Archives Identifier:  65431
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, American; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations; New Guinea; Honolulu (Hawaii); Douglas Aircraft Company; Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945; Chennault, Claire Lee, 1893-1958; Thunderbolt (Fighter plane); P-40 (Fighter plane); Mitchell Bomber; Messerschmitt 109 (Fighter plane); Douglas DC-3 (Transport plane); Lightning (Fighter plane); Dauntless (Dive bomber); Arnold, Henry Harley, 1886-1950; Aviation ground crews; B-24 Bomber; Airacobra (Fighter plane); Airplanes, Military; Bombing, Aerial; A-20 Bomber; Air pilots; B-17 Bomber; Air bases; Beaufort (Bomber); Jimmy Stewart; A-26 Invader (Bomber); World War, 1939-1945; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- History -- World War, 1939-1945; World War II; United States. -- Army Air Forces; Tom Harmon; Harmon, Tom, 1919-1990; Army Air Forces -- Combat Film Report
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[movies]Army Air Forces Newsreels 1941 - United States. Army Air Forces
U.S. AAF compilation of aviation-related Universal, Movietone, RKO Pathe and Paramount newsreels from 1941.National National Archives Identifier: 67009 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice and/or Archive.org itself. Thanks. :)
Keywords: Ford, Edsel, 1893-1943; Airplanes, Tailless; N-1M Bomber; Northrop N-1M; Flying Wing; Northrop Flying Wing; Costello, Lou, 1906-1958; Starnes, Arthur H; Stanley Olmstead; Bombers -- American -- 1930-1940; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- Ferrying Command; Air power -- United States -- History -- 20th century; Olds, Robert; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- History; Thomas, Lowell, 1892-1981; Air Shows; National Air Olympics; Canada. Royal Canadian Air Force; Ford, Henry, 1863-1947; Test pilots -- United States; Armstrong, Don, 1919-; Randolph Air Force Base (Tex.); United States. -- Army -- Airborne Division; United States. Army Air Forces; Wainwright, Jonathan Mayhew, 1883-1953; P-40 (Fighter plane); XB-19 Bomber; Tiger Moth (Training plane); Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945; Pershing, John J. (John Joseph), 1860-1948; Patton, George S. (George Smith), 1885-1945; Parachute troops; Parachute testing; Marshall, George C. (George Catlett), 1880-1959; Ornithopters; Martin B-10; Lightning (Fighter plane); Lahm, Frank Purdy, 1877-1963; Junkers Ju-52 (Transport plane); Johnson, Harold K. (Harold Keith), 1912-1983; Holland, Spessard L. (Spessard Lindsey), 1892-1971; Curtiss-Wright aircraft; Gliders (Aeronautics); Curtiss aircraft; Flights (Aeronautics); Douglas DC-3 (Transport plane); Sikorsky, Igor Ivan, 1889-1972; Airplanes, Military; Bombing, Aerial; Military Helicopters; Dauntless (Dive bomber); Hudson (Bomber); Gunners, Aerial; Catalina (Seaplane); Boeing P-26 (Fighter plane); Balloons; B-17 Bomber; B-18 Bomber; B-19 Bomber; B-24 Bomber; B-10 Bomber; Autogiros; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American; Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corporation; Bishop, William Avery, 1894-1956; Arnold, Henry Harley, 1886-1950; Andrews, Frank Maxwell, 1884-1943; Airacobra (Fighter plane); Abbott, Bud, 1896-1974; A-12 Blackbird (Jet reconnaissance plane); A-20 Bomber; A-26 Invader (Bomber); Dawes, Charles Gates, 1865-1951; Barrage Balloons; Lend-lease operations (1941-1945); Mitchel Air Force Base (N.Y.); Rainier, Mount (Wash.); Windsor, Edward, Duke of, 1894-1972; Shasta, Mount (Calif.); Boeing Aircraft Company; Douglas Aircraft Company; Harold Johnson; Tommy Boyd
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